Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:33:33 EDT
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:52:00 EDTIman Shumpert and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their 12th straight first round playoff game to reach Eastern Conference semifinals ... Derrick Favors delivered the best postseason of his NBA career in Sunday's win over Los Angeles ... Anthony Morrow and the Chicago Bulls face a must-win Game 6 tomorrow night against the Boston Celtics ... All of that and more can be found in this week's Nissan #ProJackets Report.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:12:00 EDTIn what turned out to be "The Year of the Joshes" for Georgia Tech basketball, Josh Heath was the quietest of the trio that included himself, head coach Josh Pastner and ACC All-Freshman two-guard Josh Okogie.
But being quiet didn't mean Heath went unheard.
Quite the opposite. His leadership by example was heard loud and clear.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:32:00 EDTIman Shumpert stifled Indiana star Paul George helping his Cavaliers seize a 2-0 lead over Thaddeus Young and the Pacers … A key injury thrust Derrick Favors into a leading role for the Utah Jazz … Anthony Morrow and the Chicago Bulls are headed back to Chicago with a 2-0 series lead over top-seeded Boston … All of that and more can be found in this week’s Nissan #ProJackets Report.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:17:00 EDTKellen McCormick never had a problem hesitating in the face of a good shot when he had it. The longer the better.
A career 42.0 percent shooter in three years at Western Michigan, McCormick, a 6-7, 211-pound forward, decided to take the longest shot of his life on July 12, 2016, enrolling at Georgia Tech as a graduate transfer for the 2016-17 season.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:30:00 EDTMarcus Georges-Hunt earned high praise in his first extended NBA action … Derrick Favors makes just his second career trip to the postseason with the Utah Jazz… Thaddeus Young and Iman Shumpert go head-to-head when Indiana faces Cleveland in an opening round showdown … All of that and more can be found in this week’s Nissan #ProJackets Report.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:50:00 EDTJosh Pastner’s not about to slow down, and he’s still not ready to let his assistants go golfing even though Georgia Tech men’s basketball added a couple more players this week when Curtis Haywood II and Moses Wright signed letters-of-intent with the Yellow Jackets. There is still recruiting to be done.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:12:00 EDTGeorgia Tech's basketball program continues to build its initial recruiting class under head coach Josh Pastner with the signing of 6-5 wing Curtis Haywood II of Yukon, Okla., and 6-8 forward Moses Wright of Raleigh, N.C. to letters-of-intent, Pastner announced Thursday.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:15:00 EDTEver have one of those dreams that leaves you wearing a special smile all day? Rand Rowland might say he's had one of those dreams and worn that smile for the four years he's attended Georgia Tech.
Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:50:00 EDTSpend time around Josh Pastner, and it’s clear that he’s not one to look back either for purpose of introspection or celebration. The man’s impatient, ever moving forward. Georgia Tech’s basketball coach says, “My entire life is based on energy.”
And energy doesn’t reflect.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:09:00 EDTMarcus Georges-Hunt made his NBA debut on Tuesday night for the Orlando Magic … Derrick Favors continues to aim for a postseason return from injury … Anthony Morrow and Thaddeus Young battle for the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots … All of that and more can be found in this week’s Nissan #ProJackets Report.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:11:00 EDTGeorgia Tech freshman guard/forward Christian Matthews has asked for and been granted a release from his scholarship and will transfer, head coach Josh Pastner announced Thursday.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:40:00 EDTQuinton Stephens knows how to play the game. That's going to be as important to him as he prepares to wear a suit as it was during the years he wore No. 12 on his Georgia Tech uniform.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:07:00 EDTChris Bosh will not be released in time for a playoff run… Marcus Georges-Hunt wraps up first professional season in pursuit of division title … Anthony Morrow cracks the Bulls rotation and delivers impressive performance … All of that and more can be found in this week’s Nissan #ProJackets Report.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:47:00 EDTTadric Jackson led Georgia Tech (21-16) with 19 points. Josh Okogie had 12 points and six rebounds.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:33:00 EDTThey entered the year with modest expectations, and even that might be generous: one was picked to finish last in its conference, the other second-to-last. They had upperclassmen, but few proven stars. They had new head coaches, both looking to rejuvenate themselves after long tenures at their previous schools.